noun Date: 1958 serial music; also the theory or practice of composing serial music

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  • serialism — SERIALÍSM s.n. Etapă în evoluţia atonalismului şi dodecafoniei, care are drept element ordonator al lucrării muzicale seria de 12 sunete; muzică serială. [pr.: ri a ] – Din fr. sérialisme. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SERIALÍSM… …   Dicționar Român

  • serialism — [sir′ē əliz΄əm] n. Music the twelve tone system or technique of composition serialist n …   English World dictionary

  • Serialism — In music, serialism is a technique for composition that uses sets to describe musical elements, and allows the manipulation of those sets.Fact|date=May 2008 Serialism is often, though not universally, held to begin with twelve tone technique,… …   Wikipedia

  • serialism — serialist, n. /sear ee euh liz euhm/, n. See twelve tone technique. [1960 65; SERIAL + ISM] * * * Use of an ordered set of pitches as the basis of a musical composition. The terms 12 tone music and serialism, though not entirely synonymous, are… …   Universalium

  • serialism — noun Music, especially from the 20th century, in which themes are based on a definite order of notes of an equal tempered scale. Syn: serial music …   Wiktionary

  • serialism — noun Music a compositional technique using a fixed series of notes which is subject to change only in specific ways. Derivatives serialist adjective &noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • serialism — se·ri·al·ism …   English syllables

  • serialism — se•ri•al•ism [[t]ˈsɪər i əˌlɪz əm[/t]] n. mad a technique for composing music in which tones are used in fixed sequences of arbitrary placement without regard for tonality • Etymology: 1960–65 se′ri•al•ist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • serialism — noun 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑serial music • Hypernyms: ↑music • Hyponyms: ↑twelve tone music, ↑12 tone music, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of pieces which use serialism — List of pieces which use serialism, by composer:*Pierre Boulez:: Structures, book I for two pianos*John Cage:: First Construction (in Metal) for percussion ensemble (1939)*Jacques Calonne:: Orbes for orchestra*Palle Mikkelborg:: Aura Influenced… …   Wikipedia

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